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In Treating Disabled, Potent Drugs and Few Rules

Date: December 22, 2011
Author: Danny Hakim
QUOTE: psychotropic medications, which alter the brain’s chemistry, are often dispensed sloppily, without rigorous or regular review, by general practitioners with little expertise in the area. And low-level workers at state group homes are frequently given discretion to increase the medication “as needed,” despite their lack of significant training.

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